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Carrying on the tradition of Arkansas limestone

With a history dating back to the 1800s, the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, has produced limestone for classic structures in the area and continues to supply current projects across the U.S.
May 1, 2013
Established in 1883 as Eureka Stone Co., the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, is rich in history.


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Promoting the treasures of Sicily

October 1, 2012
A recent trip organized by the the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago introduced a group of fabricators, architects and designers to Consortium Lapis and the products of its member companies in the Trapani region of Sicily


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Quarrying Perlato marble for 125 years

October 1, 2012
Now a third-generation operation, Levante & Co. has been quarrying Perlato marble since the company’s beginning in 1887


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Continuing to produce a traditional material

October 1, 2012
While the use of Rosso Sicilia marble dates back millions of years, company’s such as Group Pellegrino Import-Export srl maintain its presence on the market by still extracting and processing it


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Indian government body to take an "iron hand" to illegal granite quarrying in Madurai

September 14, 2012
The government crackdown on illegal quarrying in the Madurai region of India remains ongoing, and according to a report in the Business Standard, the Tamil Nadu government has told Madras High Court that it was dealing with illegal granite quarrying "with an iron hand."


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Jura limestone identifies Asia Society Texas Center

September 5, 2012
After years of planning, the Asia Society Texas Center finally has a strong presence in Houston’s museum district with a new home featuring German limestone


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Levantina strengthens its commitment to Brazilian granite

September 5, 2012
Levantina Brazil has strived to be one of the world’s leading stone suppliers through investments, customer service and advanced technology, and it has continually upgraded its operations in Brazil


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PRP Granite Exports partner reveals payoffs to government officials

August 29, 2012
According to IBNLive.com, an Indian news source that works in conjunction with CNN, PRP Exports shareholder P. Palanichamy has named several former ministers, Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government officials in the illegal mining "mafia" in the region.


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PRP exports is shut down after allegations of illegal quarrying in India

August 28, 2012
A recent report in the Times of India indicates that police have arrested 23 people in four different granite firms for large-scale illegal quarrying in Madurai district, and PRP Exports, one of the largest stone producers in India -- and the world -- has been shut down by government officials.


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Antolini Luigi event will be among highlights at SFA Mega Worshop in Nashville

July 2, 2012
Attendees at this year’s Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) Mega Workshop in Nashville, TN — scheduled for October 10 to 12 — will have the opportunity to attend a presentation by the industry’s leading supplier and processor of natural stone, Antolini Luigi of Verona, Italy.


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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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